Abramson Center for Jewish Life is one of the top-ranked SNFs in Pennsylvania vis-à-vis expertise in handling patients post Cardiac Valve & Cardiothoracic procedures



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By: Sruthy Iype  Mar. 26, 2020

Dexur analyzed Medicare Claims data for the period between October 2016 and September 2019, to list the top-ranking skilled nursing facilities in Pennsylvania with respect to their experience in caring for patients recovering from Cardiac Valve & Cardiothoracic procedures. Our study reveals that with a total of 17 stays recorded over a period of three years, Abramson Center for Jewish Life ranks second in the state and 69th in the country for the medical condition. The facility records an average length of stay of 12.76 for the condition during this period, and the associated home discharge rate is 64.71.

The conditions associated with Cardiac Valve & Cardiothoracic procedures are classified into the following Diagnosis Related Groups (DRGs)- DRG 220: CARDIAC VALVE AND OTHER MAJOR CARDIOTHORACIC PROCEDURES WITHOUT CARDIAC CATHETERIZATION WITH COMPLICATION OR COMORBIDITY (CC), DRG 219: CARDIAC VALVE AND OTHER MAJOR CARDIOTHORACIC PROCEDURES WITHOUT CARDIAC CATHETERIZATION WITH MAJOR COMPLICATION OR COMORBIDITY (MCC), DRG 216: CARDIAC VALVE AND OTHER MAJOR CARDIOTHORACIC PROCEDURES WITH CARDIAC CATHETERIZATION WITH MAJOR COMPLICATION OR COMORBIDITY (MCC), DRG 221: CARDIAC VALVE AND OTHER MAJOR CARDIOTHORACIC PROCEDURES WITHOUT CARDIAC CATHETERIZATION WITHOUT COMPLICATION OR COMORBIDITY (CC)/MAJOR COMPLICATION OR COMORBIDITY (MCC), DRG 217: CARDIAC VALVE AND OTHER MAJOR CARDIOTHORACIC PROCEDURES WITH CARDIAC CATHETERIZATION WITH COMPLICATION OR COMORBIDITY (CC), and DRG 218: CARDIAC VALVE AND OTHER MAJOR CARDIOTHORACIC PROCEDURES WITH CARDIAC CATHETERIZATION WITHOUT COMPLICATION OR COMORBIDITY (CC)/MAJOR COMPLICATION OR COMORBIDITY (MCC).

The other top listed conditions that the nursing home has expertise in handling include Major Hip and Knee Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity, Septicemia or Severe Sepsis and Hip and Femur Procedures Except for Major Joint. The nursing home which ranks sixth in the state for case volume, records a total of 1,889 stays during this period. Further, the facility registered a total of 627 stays between October 2018 and September 2019 alone. With experience spanning over a century, Abramson Center for Jewish Life provides a continuum of health care services, including Short-Term Rehab, Home Care, Residential Services, Senior Day Care Center, Dialysis, Hospice, Personal Care & Independent Living, Senior Care Management, Primary Care, and Healthy Brain and Memory Center. With a strong focus on elderly care, they follow a holistic approach in nurturing the patients to good health by catering to their spiritual and emotional needs apart from physical and medical requirements.

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